TL;DR: (Hey, we know you’re busy. So here’s just the highlights) The IEA’s latest report warns of a challenging landscape for diesel consumers. A growing imbalance between supply and demand is pushing up oil prices, and multiple factors, including geopolitical events and natural disasters, suggest no relief in sight. With TLC, stay ahead of market […]
TL;DR: (Hey, we know you’re busy. So here’s just the highlights) Hurricane season 2023 kicks off with Hurricane Lee, which poses a significant threat to North American supply chains. IN FULL: FULL: The freight industry is showing signs of reaching an equilibrium after a tumultuous period, according to insights from a recent Morgan Stanley investor […]
TL;DR: (Hey, we know you’re busy. So here’s just the highlights) Hurricane season 2023 kicks off with Hurricane Lee, which poses a significant threat to North American supply chains. IN FULL: The upcoming hurricane season, particularly the intensifying Hurricane Lee, poses a significant threat to American supply chains. Hurricanes have historically caused massive disruptions, as […]
TLC’s Jameson Mielde breaks down the state of logistics on The View From Jamestown, Podcast Edition: Our Special Projects Manager sits down with The Chemical Company’s Ben Sawicki to discuss the current state of logistics.
TL;DR: (Hey, we know you’re busy. So here’s just the highlights) Amazon’s expansion plans have faltered with multiple distribution centers canceled or delayed. Despite a 2.4% Q1 growth in U.S. e-retail sales, Amazon faces challenges from inflation and a brick-and-mortar resurgence. The company’s real issue lies in warehouse operations, not space. IN FULL: Amazon’s ambitious […]
TL;DR: (Hey, we know you’re busy. So here’s just the highlights) The trucking industry is rebounding, evidenced by a six-month high in tender rejections at 4%. A steady rise in freight volumes and a sudden 26% uptick in rejected tenders signal fewer trucks are available to move goods. As carriers leave the industry due to […]
The sudden shutdown of YRC, one of the largest LTL providers in the USA, is sending ripples across the logistics landscape: Position in the Market – YRC was the third-largest LTL provider in the US last year. Rate Increases – The surge in market volume is pushing LTL carriers to hike rates on average 5 […]
The integration of digital platforms with everyday business operations is fueling a rise in freight fraud, which is now more prevalent than ever. Shippers and brokers can suffer significant financial losses due to this type of fraud. In the fourth quarter of 2022 alone, complaints about freight fraud experienced a 400% surge, resulting in an […]